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Sho-Ann

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Via Cesare Abba 4 Ostuni, Ostuni, Italy
+390831303557
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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 16
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice change

After a full week of Italian food I fancied a change and we went to this restaurant. I was pleased apart from the fact that I only figured out after receiving one dish that the English translation on the menu was "ostrich" but should have been "oyster". Unfortunate considering that I don't like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
GerhardSturm
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

After a full week of Italian food I fancied a change and we went to this restaurant. I was pleased apart from the fact that I only figured out after receiving one dish that the English translation on the menu was "ostrich" but should have been "oyster". Unfortunate considering that I don't like seafood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a great dinner, mainly sushi and sashimi. The chef is a very talented and nice woman and the staff attentive and smiling. Awesome quality compared to Milan.

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Taranto, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I travel the world and I love diverse food but as an Italian I have always been a bit frustrated by the lack of diversity in my country! I love Japanese food so I can't even begin to describe how happy I am to have found Sho-Ann and how good the food is in this restaurant. If you're in the... More 

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Bari, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to Sho Ann with high expectations due to positive comments we've had from Friends that visited this restaurant last year. For starters, once sat at the table we were informed that if we wanted to order any tempuras, noodles or hot dishes we had had to book in advance. The best part is that when I booked the... More 

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Lecce, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This restaurant used to be the only Japanese in southern Italy and it really worked its way through scrumptious Italian cuisine. Nevertheless, portions decreased over time as prices increased excessively. The location has ambience and is beautiful, but I hope they will understand that sushi is not elitarian food anymore in Italy. Paradoxically it is more worth driving to Lecce... More 

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Carovigno, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

I have been here twice and both times have not been disappointed. The fish is well prepared, the sushi and sashimi super fresh, and the stir fried beef was amazing! Try also the fried prawn pocket thing. Good service. Book to avoid disappointment as it is a popular place to be seen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cesare Abba 4 Ostuni, Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: +390831303557

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 147
  • Cuisine: Japanese

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